Smoked Turkey Street Tacos with secret sauce slaw topping
Grilled Chicken & Veggie Kabobs marinated in Italian Dressing overnight
Smoked Klein FFA Raised Chicken by our own student Jenna Penco, rubbed with secret spices
Flat Top Cooked Marinated Skirt Steak
Jalapeño jelly glazed NY strip with a pickled jalapeño garnish
Smoked Prime Brisket
Smoked Pork Ribs with John Foudy’s secret dry rub
Pulled Pork with Colombian Sweet or Savory Slaw
Armadillo Eggs: Jalapeños Stuffed with Cream Cheese and Cheddar mix wrapped in breakfast sausage and then wrapped in bacon, grilled and then smoked and basted with sauce
Assorted Fresh Grilled Vegetables with toppings
Dutch Oven Baked Cinnamon Rolls with homemade fresh icing
Fresh Butter Boiled Corn
Family friendly, outdoor event that is FREE to the community. Come see what our ministry teams are cooking up!
Enjoy sample size bites of food, children's activities, info table, prayer booth, and more ---ALL FREE!!!
DATE: April 30, 2022 RAIN OR SHINE
EVENT TIME: 11:00am - 3:00pm
TIMES FOR TASTING FOOD: 11:30am-2:00pm
AWARDS CEREMONY: 2:30pm
PARKING FOR GUESTS: The event is located in the back parking lot and field behind the church. There is plenty of parking in the parking lot on the northside of the church off of Stuebner Airline & Cashel Drive (near Heiden Feed Store). Additionally there is a smaller parking lot off of Stuebner Airline (near the lighting store). Parking Attendants will be available as well to help direct you safely.
RESTROOMS: Located inside the Bentley Education Building. Enter through the walkway doors between the two playgrounds. These doors will be the only doors unlocked.
FIRST AID: A First Aid station will be located near the porte-cochere (covered driveway) by the northside of the Bentley Education Building. You can also come to the Information/Welcome Desk for any assistance.
Fire Truck visit at Noon
Come see a REAL Chuck Wagon
Prayer Booth for those seeking confidential prayer
Voting: Guests rotate through several tents to sample bites of BBQ. (Similar to a chili cookoff.) Guests vote for their favorite food by placing their ticket(s) in the team’s bucket. There will also be Official judges, who receive extra tickets (so their votes count a little more).
Other (any grilled item/food - does not have to be smoked)
UPDATE: 4.29.2022 - Email from Mtr. Beth Anne:
Final email for Holy Smokes tomorrow. Pease plan on being there by 9:00 to start setting up. Also, there is a Safety Meeting with Arden Renze at 9:30.
We are almost at event time, yay!! A few notes about tomorrow:
If you are volunteering, Thank you!!! Your volunteer position may have changed. This is our first time with this event and we are still learning. When you arrive, please check-in at the welcome table ten minutes before the event begins. We will answer any questions you may have about the day.
UPDATE: 4.25.2022 - Email from Mtr. Beth Anne:
Dear Teams and Volunteers,
Thank you for participating in Holy Smokes. A few notes about our upcoming event:
Again, this is going to be a great event and we are grateful to all of you! We hope you have a great time!
UPDATE: 4.21.2022 - All food must be cooked onsite.
VOLUNTEER ON A Cook-Off TEAM: Each tent consists of a team of people. Each team must pay for/provide the following: own food, way to prepare food, cooking supplies, utensils, and equipment, pop-up tent, chairs, tables, prep area, etc., and first aid kit. Decorations and yard games (optional) If you need electricity, you will need to bring a generator there are no electrical outlets available.
The categories for cooking: chicken, beef, pork, and other (any grilled item/food - does not have to be smoked). Each team is encouraged to provide 150 samples (bite size) of per entry. ALL FOOD MUST BE COOKED ON-SITE.
Parking for Volunteers: The lighting store next to the church has given us permission to park in their lot during this event. We will be using the back parking lot to cook and serve. Please consider freeing up space for our guests by parking by the lighting store and walking over if you are physically able to. There will be designated loading and unloading areas.
Set Up: BBQ Teams can set up as early as 5:30am (ready to serve by 11:30am)
9:00am - Roll Call: all Teams must be present and set up
9:30am - Safety Meeting led by Arden Renze, Jr. Warden
2:00pm - Judging ends from all guests and official judges
2:30pm - Recognition/Awards will be announced
Other volunteer positions available if you are not able to join a cook-off team. For more information, please contact Mtr. Beth Anne or Kayle Landry.
Volunteers need for Set Up, Clean Up, Building Monitors, Parking Lot Monitor, and First Aid Tent (prefer medical or CPR certified).